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Rubicon partners with g2revolution for recycling (Illinois). Link to What We Recycle page is here. Information about the Trick or Trash Program.

Manage all waste and recycling services through an extensive network of more than 7,000 vendor and hauler partners. Our programs span cardboard (OCC), plastic, paper, metal, glass, electronics recycling, construction and demolition (C&D), organics recycling (including food waste and composting services), and single-stream recycling (SSR). Our subject matter experts manage commodity markets, zero-waste programs, and other sustainability offerings across our portfolio. On top of all that, we offer an advanced smart city solution, RUBICONSmartCity™, that helps municipalities achieve and maintain more efficient, effective, and sustainable waste and recycling operations.

Item Notes Method Destination
Batteries - Household - Non-rechargeable Alkaline batteries Packs AND Mixed Battery Recycling Packs
  • Paid Mail-in
  • Recycle
Batteries - Household - Rechargeable (up to 5 lbs) See Mixed Battery Recycling packs
  • Paid Mail-in
  • Recycle
Electronics - Non-working You are responsible to remove any and all confidential and/or personal information and data from all items mailed to g2 revolution® for recycling. The recycling process for all electronics items renders them nonfunctional. We only shred to destroy and do not refurbish for resale!
  • Paid Mail-in
  • Recycle
Flexible Packaging - Multi-material Halloween Candy wrappers through Trick or Trash annual program. @$100 or free for schools. Sells out by early October. On website in September. Not available the rest of the year.
  • Paid Mail-in
  • Recycle
Light Bulbs - Fluorescent Tubes 4 foot
  • Paid Mail-in
  • Recycle
Light Bulbs - LED LED Tube Recycling (4ft) AND LED light bulbs - different kits
  • Paid Mail-in
  • Recycle
Plastic Film & Wrap plastic bags and film
  • Paid Mail-in
  • Recycle
Single-use Personal Protective Equipment Burned to convert to energy. "PPE to Power"
  • Paid Mail-in
  • Landfill
  • Safe Disposal

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